Islam vs ISIS - Dr John Morrow's keynote address at Interfaith Institute at the Islamic Center of Long Island

SHAFAQNA - A prominent scholar of Islam and renown academic, Dr John Andrew Morrow is the acclaimed author of The Covenants Of The Prophet Muhammad With The Christians Of The World. A man of peace at the service of Islam, Dr Morrow has been…

The true Spirit of mourning for Imam Hussein a.s - Part 2/2

SHAFAQNA - The following video has been made available courtesy of the Islamic Centre of England.  

The true Spirit of mourning for Imam Hussein a.s - Part 1/2

SHAFAQNA - The following video was made available courtesy of the Islamic Center of England.

A 17th Century Maqtal al-Husayn from al-Andalus

SHAFAQNA - Dr. John Andrew Morrow (al-Ustadh al-Duktur Ilyas Islam) reads from his translation of a martyrdom of Imam Husayn that was published in the 17th century by Ibrahim Taybili, a Morisco Muslim living in Tunis. Recorded at the Al-Khoei…

The Neturei Karta Conference on Al Aqsa

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SHAFAQNA - Neturei Karta opposed the establishment of and retain all opposition to the existence of the so-called "State of Israel"! Neturei-Karta is the Aramaic term for "Guardians of the City. The name Neturei-Karta originates from an incident…

Muhammad Before Prophethood

SHAFAQNA -  When the Prophet Muhammad's mother Aminah was pregnant, Abdullah his father, was on a journey to as-sham, but he ended up dying close to Madinah and he was buried there, so he died before the birth of Muhammad.  Muhammad was born…

Fighting Stereotypes - Muslims in America

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SHAFAQNA - Unity Productions Foundation — This eleven-minute film is the result of thousands of conversations with hundreds of different communities over the past several years, in which we have heard our American neighbors ask the same…

What is the mourning of Muharram

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SHAFAQNA - The Mourning of Muharram, Remembrance of Muharram, or Muharram Observances, is a set of rituals associated with Shia Islam, which takes place in Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. Many of the events associated with…

Muslims holds Muharram mourning processions

SHAFAQNA - Shia Muslims across the world prepare for taking part in ceremonies held annually in the month of Muharram to mourn the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his companions, peace be upon them, in the Battle of Karbala. Muharram,…

#AliMohammedAlNimr - Stop the Killing! Stop Saudi Arabia’s campaign of violence!

SHAFAQNA - Today a young boy, Ali Mohammad al-Nimr emaciates alone in solitary confinement, Al-Harra prison in Saudi Arabia, awaiting a death sentence. Al-Harrah is one of Saudi Arabia notorious high security prisons, where inmates are routinely…

Ethics and Morality

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Palestinian teen shot by Israelis, left to bleed to death

SHAFAQNA- A recent grisly video shows a 13-year-old Palestinian boy left to succumb to his injuries sustained from Israeli forces’ gunfire while callous bystanders and soldiers watch him bleed to death.  The slain boy, identified as…

Self Empowerment A Key Component of the Message of Ashura 2nd Speech by Sayed Jafar Qazwini

SHAFAQNA-Self Empowerment A Key Component of the Message of Ashura 2nd Speech by Sayed Jafar Qazwini

Ashura across the world

SHAFAQNA - The following is a video which was compiled by Majalis al Hussain, showing that lovers of Imam Hussain (as) are found in every corner of the world, commemorating his martyrdom.

Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini - Prophet Adam and Imam Hussain in Ziyarat Warith

SHAFAQNA - Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini was interviewed for the documentary Ziyarat Warith. This segment showcases the complete interview regarding Imam Hussain’s (as) inheritance of Prophet Adam (as). Ziyarat Warith Documentary brings together…

Prophet Ibrahim and Imam Hussain in Ziyarat Warith - By Dr. Shomali

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Courtesy of The Islamic Centre of England - Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali was interviewed for the documentary Ziyarat Warith. This segment showcases the complete interview regarding Imam Hussain’s (as) inheritance of Prophet Ibrahim (as). Ziyarat…

Anticipation over Muhammad, the movie, in the UK

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SHAFAQNA - Chatter and excitement over the coming release of Muhammad, the movie has gained a lot of momentum in the UK over the past weeks. The Iranian-funded film already received raving reviews in Canada where it premiered earlier this…

Identity: Challenge and Solutions - Dr Rebecca Masterton

SHAFAQNA - Courtesy of the Islamic Center of England  

He named me Malala - The message behind the campaign

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SHAFAQNA - Stand #withMalala is a 12-month social action and advocacy campaign that will accompany the release of HE NAMED ME MALALA. Through audience engagement with global and in-country calls to action, the campaign aims to raise mass awareness,…

Sunnism and Shi'ism - Interview Dr Yasir Qadhi

SHAFAQNA - Roshan Muhammed Salih from Press TV interviews Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, one of the most prominent Sunni Muslim preachers in the West. For the very first time Dr Qadhi gives detailed explanations about his previously harsh rhetoric towards…

It’s Better to Forgive

SHAFAQNA-We always ask Allah (swt) to forgive us yet we find it difficult to forgive others. This short clip explores this theme and sheds some light on the importance of forgiveness.